Senior Architectural Eng. Assistant Prof. Dr. Mohammed Qasim
Name : Mohammed Qasim Abdul Ghafour Al Ani
Mobile : +964-7901-398763
Date of Birth : 9,may,1966
Place of Birth : Iraq
Nationality : Iraqi
Languages : English & Arabic
- 2011 PhD
degree in philosophy
of architecture and urbanism in Architectural department, College of
Engineering, Baghdad University. The title of research is (Urban Prediction – Towards a New Generation to Redevelop the
Arabic – Islamic City). Awarded PhD.
degree in Architectural Engineering with grade (Very Good).
- 2001 M.SC.
Architectural Engineering from university
of Baghdad - college of Engineering.
The title of research is (Nostalgia: Between Theory
and Practice) (effect of intellectual thesis and building regulations on the
continuity for the historical city centers).
Awarded M.SC. degree in Architecture Engineering with grade (Very Good).
– 1989 B.Sc. Architecture Engineering, College
of Engineering, Baghdad University.
the title of research is (Development of Baghdad
City Center). Awarded B.Sc.
degree in Architectural Engineering with grade (Good) and within the first
as designer, planner and
resident engineer. Designed several projects such
as Developer cities & complexes, Hospitals,
Stadiums, Schools, VIP palaces, recreation
places, Mosques, houses, Commercial buildings, Stores, shops, hangers , apartments. And architect
Full Member of ICOMOS- International Council on Monuments and Sites. 11 rue du Séminaire
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of ISOCARP- The International
Society of City and Regional Planners. ISOCARP
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+31 70 361 7909 email@example.com www.isocarp.org
Architecture and Urban
Design, Specialist in Theories of urban design & Future strategies of urban renewal.
member in National Heritage Foundation to preserve Baghdad Historical City center.
of the heritage group took part in the work of the Committee for drafting NAJAF CHARTER FOR THE
CONSERVATION, RESTORATION AND REHABLITATION OF HISTORIC CITIES,
URBAN AREAS, AND HISTORICAL - HERITAGE MONUMENTS,2013.
in many groups regulating the rules of building
construction for Baghdad city and Rehabilitation, Redevelopment
and conservation of the historical city center of Baghdad.
Prof. of The Architecture Design & Advanced Urban
Design Theories & Preservation Methods & Strategies of Urban Renewal in Baghdad University & Al Nahrain University
from 2000 till now.
many scientific research papers that deal with building laws, architecture, urban planning, urban design and protection
of national heritage.
of many theses and scientific researches in Baghdad University & University
of Technology & Babel University.
engineer in Iraqi Engineers Union.
in the engineering affairs office 1989_2003.
in the engineering construction office/ministry of construction & housing
2003 - 2005.
Prof. in Al Nahrain University - college of Engineering-ministry of higher
education and scientific research 2005 -
Global & Local Researches
• EFFECT OF THE NEW SCIENCE PHELOSOPHY ON THE URBAN DESIGN OF NEO – REALIST & NEO RATIONALISM
The 1st regional conference of Eng. Sci. NUCEJ spatial ISSUE Vol. 11 No. 1, 2008, p. 161- 175. Al Nahrain University- Collage of Engineer- Baghdad- Iraq.
• Urban Development of Baghdad historical city center
Germany , BTU Cottbus, Brandenburg university of technology – conference of (urban Development of Baghdad and useful cooperation between the university of Baghdad and German universities in the fields of urban design, urban development and environmental planning( , 2010.
• Scenarios of the City Future
Engineering Journal, ISSN 1726-4073 , No. 6, Vol. 18, 6, 2012, p. 114- 134, Baghdad University- Collage of Engineer- Baghdad- Iraq.
• Urban Types and Transformation of the City
Austria- Schwechat- competence center of urban and regional planning- REAL CORP 2012: RE-MIXING THE CITY – Towards Sustainability and Resilience? 17th International Conference on Urban Planning, Regional Development and Information Society.
ISBN: 978-3-9503110-2-0 (CD-ROM); ISBN: 978-3-9503110-3-7 (Print)
Editors: Manfred SCHRENK, Vasily V. POPOVICH, Peter ZEILE, Pietro ELISEI
Proceedings REAL CORP 2012 Tagungsband
14-16 May 2012, Schwechat. http://www.corp.at
• The Identity of Place ... and Memory of Time ... Define Space-Time of Human Architecture
Italy- Rome , competence center of urban and regional planning- REAL CORP 2013: PLANNING TIME. 18th International Conference on Urban Planning, Regional Development and Information Society.
Proceedings REAL CORP 2013 Tagungsband 20-23 May 2013, Rome, Italy. http://www.corp.at ISBN: 978-3-9503110-4-4 (CD-ROM); ISBN: 978-3-9503110-5-1 (Print) Editors: Manfred SCHRENK, Vasily V. POPOVICH, Peter ZEILE, Pietro ELISEI 9
• Place Identity in Defining Urban Space of Border Rivers in Historical City Centers
Engineering Journal, ISSN 1726-4073 , No. 2, Vol. 20, February 2014, p. 150- 168, Baghdad University- Collage of Engineer- Baghdad- Iraq.
• Creative Infill Projects in Urban Environment and Effect on Livable City Life
The "International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology" (IJESRT) ISSN: 2277-9655 (ISRA), Impact Factor: 1.852 Vol. 3 Issue 9 - September, 2014
• Urban Optimization of Transit Oriented Development in Baghdad City
International society of city and regional planners, 51st ISOCARP Congress 2015, Rotterdam, Netherland, 2015. Rotterdam, Netherlands, 19-23 October 2015
Cities Save the World. Let´s Reinvent Planning., Editor: Judith Ryser, ©ISOCARP 2015, Produced and published by ISOCARP, ISBN: 978-94-90354-43-5
1990-1993 Winning the competition of special Mosque in Baghdad and supervision of its construction (1000sqm). (Architect, Detail Designer & construction supervision).
1995-1996 Design and construction supervision of Al Rahem Mosque and Al Wasat Mosque (500sqm). (Architect, Detail Designer & construction supervision).
1997-1998 Design and construction supervision of Al Halem Mosque in (700sqm). (Architect, Detail Designer & construction supervision).
1997_1998 Participating in design and construction supervision of Tourist City in Al Thurthar Lake. (Urban designer, Architect, Detail Designer & construction supervision).
1999-2002 Participating in design of Great Mosque of State in Baghdad. (Architect, Detail Designer)
2002-2003 Urban planning, urban design and construction supervision of Redevelopment of Al Zawra Park (900000sqm). . (Urban planner, Urban designer, Architect, Detail Designer & construction supervision).
2004-2005 Participating in design of 200-bed hospital for children & pregnancy in ministry of health (12000sqm). (Architect, Detail Designer)
1991-2008 Design and construct many houses and commercial buildings in Baghdad and other cities of Iraq. (Architect, Detail Designer & construction supervision).
2005 till now Lecturing Architecture Design, Advanced Urban Design Theories, Preservation Methods & Strategies of Urban Renewal in Al Nahrain University for under graduate and post graduate student. (Lecturer)
2008 Participating in Ajman Urban Planning Conference- Ajman Planning for Future – Ajman University - United Arab Emirate, from 24 - 26 March 2008.
2008 Participating in International Forum on Islamic Architecture and Design – University of Sharjah - United Arab Emirate, from 8 - 10 April 2008.
2009-2010 Had a scientific scholarship at the Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany. By DAAD cooperation program: “Strategically and academically Cooperation with Iraq in 2009“.
2009 Participating to the symposium in Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany "Architectural and Urban Transformation of Arabic and Central Asian Cities" from 1-4 December 2009.
2010 Preparing and Participating to the workshop with a scientific group between Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany and Baghdad University. “Urban Development of Baghdad and useful cooperation between the University of Baghdad and German Universities in the fields of Urban Design, Urban Development and Environmental Planning” from 5 - 9 February 2010, and present a scientific research, with title (Urban development of Baghdad historical city center).
2010 Participating to the International Planning Conference (Challenges for Development in Iraq) by DAAD and TU Dortmund University of Technology, from 3-5 October 2010 Duhok.
2012 Presenting the scientific research (Urban types and transformation of the city) in REAL CORP 2012: Re- Mixing the City – Towards Sustainability and Resilience, 17th International Conference on Urban Planning, Regional Development and Information Society. Multiversum, Schwechat, Austria, 14-16 May 2012.
2013 Presenting the scientific research (The Identity of Place ... and Memory of Time ... Define Space-Time of Human Architecture) in REAL CORP 2013: PLANNING TIME, 18th International Conference on Urban Planning, Regional Development and Information Society. Italy- Rome, 20-23 May 2013.
2014 Teaching assignments regarding Al Ain “Introduction to Urbanism” course, in ISOCARP Intensive Training Program for Young Planning Professionals Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, Lecturing Importance of urban design and Place-making and public spaces development.
2015 Presenting the scientific research (Urban Optimization of Transit Oriented Development in Baghdad City), in the 51st ISOCARP Congress 2015 with topic “Cities Save the World – Let’s Reinvent Planning”, (19-23 October 2015), The International society of city and regional planners, Rotterdam, Netherland, 2015.